Houses for Sale in Knocklyon

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Knocklyon is a beautiful town located south west of Dublin’s city centre. It is about a 30-minute drive by car via the R817 and M50 Motorways. A number of Dublin Bus routes primarily service the town. 

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Knocklyon is notable as one of the greenest neighbourhoods outside of Dublin. It is a safe area, and homes are fashioned with traditional architecture. Knocklyon residences are treated to views of stunning Dublin Mountains, peaceful acreage, lush greenery, blossoming gardens, verdant parklands, serene rivers, idyllic terraces, and decadent foliage, including palm trees in front gardens.

Pathways connect many neighbourhoods, making Knocklyon a very convenient and walkable town. Home styles are old-world in design, and one can expect to find styles of Tudor, Georgian, Edwardian, Victorian, country, cottage, modern, dormer, and contemporary.

New construction and refurbished dwellings are equipped with modern efficiencies, spacious living quarters, sustainable energy efficiency, and tasteful décor.


Knocklyon Village Centre is quaint and offers retail shopping, convenience stores, and small businesses. The town is in close proximity to larger retail facilities in Dundrum and Ranelagh. Knocklyon also has several delicious restaurants, cafes, delicatessens, and pubs.

Knocklyon is perfect for active families of all ages. The neighbourhood is equipped with leafy walking and cycling trails, Dublin Mountain hiking trails, Marlay Park, Edmonstown Park and Golf Club, Tymon Park, and Dodder Riverbank Park.

There are also a number of sporting and recreational facilities, including Knocklyon United, GAA Club, soccer club, and Catholic Boy Scouts of Ireland.


Knocklyon has one of the largest primary schools in Ireland, St. Colmcille’s, there is also a secondary school, a Gaelscoil school, and a few other college, secondary, and community schools.

Knocklyon schools are sought after for their educational excellence, and school awards include Enterprise Awards, Award winning Concert Band, and Student Physics Awards.

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